Meaning of “pelmet” in the English Dictionary

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"pelmet" in British English

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pelmetnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpel.mət/ us /ˈpel.mət/ mainly UK US usually valance

a narrow strip of wood or cloth that is fastened above a window or door and hides the top of the curtains

(Definition of “pelmet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)